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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District


2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will enjoy a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Warden Aquarium and Earth Sciences Center where guests descend into a replica limestone cave. Enjoy live animal presentations that showcase a variety of desert animals and be sure not to miss Raptor Free Flight (seasonal) where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers! Open daily, year-round. Hours/rates vary.

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  • #2 of 313 things to do in Tucson
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A gem in the desert

This museum has it all. Many fine exhibits to view indoors and many to see outdoors. Docents are plentiful to help answer questions. If you are there when they are doing rafter shows - don't miss...

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Best attraction in Tuscon!

Spent three hours here going through every exhibit. The staff and volunteers are great and very knowledgeable. Nice wildlife to see. Great exhibits of the deserts natural habitat. Highly recommend...

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A must visit

My wife and I spent about 5 hours at the museum and we still didn't see it all. We took a guided tour which we enjoyed very much. The docent was very knowledgeable and personable. The hummingbird...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150